Why the Best Treatment For Achilles Tendonitis Involves the Whole Leg

Why the Best Treatment For Achilles Tendonitis Involves the Whole Leg

If you’re reading this there’s a strong chance you, or someone you know has Achilles tendonitis. And as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) I completely understand how frustrating it can be. This type of Achilles pain can be hard to shake quickly and can genuinely persist…

How to Treat the Hidden Cause of Osgood Schlatter Disease

How to Treat the Hidden Cause of Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a common cause of knee pain in children and young athletes. It’s traditionally categorized as growing pains yet this label often complicates a swift recovery. As a Physiotherapist actively trying to better understand and solve OSD, it seems we might…

Why the True Cause of Hamstring Injury is Back Dysfunction: (ft. Cyril Rioli)

Why the True Cause of Hamstring Injury is Back Dysfunction: (ft. Cyril Rioli)

The hamstring injury is far too common. Despite the time and effort, we devote to its prevention and treatment it’s still so frequent. In the Australian Football League (AFL) alone, new hamstring injury rates have barely shifted for the best part of six years. This…

Why Stomach Sleeping Isn’t Bad for Your Neck

Why Stomach Sleeping Isn’t Bad for Your Neck

Do you avoid stomach sleeping to protect your neck? It’s understandable if you do because it makes perfect sense. Lying on your stomach with your neck twisted to one side for too long can eventually make it sore. It seems a no-brainer. So this may sound strange…

Why the Best Treatment For Knee Tendonitis Involves the  Back (ft. Jaeger O’Meara)

Why the Best Treatment For Knee Tendonitis Involves the Back (ft. Jaeger O’Meara)

Knee tendonitis can be a persistent and tricky beast to conquer. The road to recovery is often paved with ups and downs, false starts and frustrations – sometimes culminating in a less than positive experience for some. As an industry, we do a great job…

13 Health & Fitness Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False (#13 is Vital)

13 Health & Fitness Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False (#13 is Vital)

Are you aware of any current health and fitness myths? Interestingly, health and fitness myths can be hard to pick unless you have some direct connection to them. All good myths are based in just enough reality that they could be true, particularly if you’re…

Why the Best Treatment for Tennis Elbow Involves the Neck

Why the Best Treatment for Tennis Elbow Involves the Neck

If you’ve had Tennis Elbow before you’ll understand how frustrating it can be. It’s stubborn, persistent and often compounded by a lack of obvious triggers. But did you know that it may be more than just isolated elbow pain? That there’s an important piece of…

What Makes a Good Shoe and Why Modern Shoes Stink

What Makes a Good Shoe and Why Modern Shoes Stink

What makes a good shoe? Consider this the next time you’re looking at your shoe collection because there’s every chance you won’t have many that make the cut. No doubt they all look and feel great, but what physical legacy are they leaving behind? Particularly…

7 Ways to Prevent Injury and Stay Pain-Free

7 Ways to Prevent Injury and Stay Pain-Free

We’d all love to be, and stay pain-free forever, however, pain has a funny way of rearing its ugly head. And it’s often shrouded in mystery. As a Physiotherapist, I’m fortunate to help thousands of people a year resolve their pain. Each patient has their…

Why the Cause of Pain From Sleeping Stems From the Day Before

Why the Cause of Pain From Sleeping Stems From the Day Before

How often do you wake with morning pain from sleeping and feel like you “slept funny”? Your neck or back is sore and the irony is that there’s little “funny” about it. In these moments it’s easy to assume you must have slept in a…